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Spring Jazz Ensemble and New Music Recital set for April 22

CONWAY, Ark. (April 16, 2018) – The Hendrix College Music Department presents its Spring Jazz Ensemble and New Music Recital on Sunday, April 22 at 7:30 p.m. in Reves Recital Hall, Trieschmann Fine Arts Building. The program is free and the public is invited.

The program will open with selections by Milt Jackson, Errol Garner, Rogers & Hart, Bonfa, and Rollins performed by the Hendrix College Jazz Ensemble under the direction of Dr. Barry McVinney. Student musicians with the jazz ensemble include Molly Harris ’19, David Chaney ’21, Sam Coker ’19, Will Duran (University of Central Arkansas), John Tate ’19, and Hayden Criswell ’20. 

The second half of the concert will feature original solo and chamber works composed by student composers Quy Pham ’18, Michael Crippen ’20, Trevor Loew ’18, and Maxim Van Houtte ’21 performed by their composers and student musicians Aidan Mannette ’20 and Rachel Elmakiss ’20, and faculty musicians Dr. Barry McVinney, Dr. Karen Griebling, and Dr. John Krebs. 

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